This is a cross sector qualification aimed at current and prospective business administrators. It comprises the skills and knowledge needed to be successful at a managerial level, and covers competencies applicable to a wide range of contexts.
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:
- develop the skills and qualities valued by employers
- understand and work on their strengths and weaknesses as business administrators.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
This qualification requires you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to work in a business administration role. You will need to be able to manage personal performance and development, understand the principles of business communication and information, and communicate in a business environment.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
The Diploma is made up of mandatory and optional units and your Assessor will help you chose the correct number of optional units to achieve the qualification.
- PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS
- PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION
- COMMUNICATE IN A BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
- PRINCIPLES OF ADMINISTRATION
- MANAGE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
OPTIONAL UNITS INCLUDE:
- MANAGE AN OFFICE FACILITY
- CREATE BESPOKE BUSINESS DOCUMENTS
- DELIVER A PRESENTATION
Additional units relevant to job role
WHERE DO I STUDY?
You will work towards the qualification in the workplace.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
WHAT DOES THE COURSE LEAD TO?
Advanced apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto:
- Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business & Professional Administration
- Further or higher education to undertake business related or other qualifications, including foundation degrees
- A range of business and management undergraduate programmes
- A range of business professional qualifications at level 4 and above.
With additional training, advanced apprentices may be able to progress in their careers to roles including office manager, administration team leader, personal assistant or a wide range of managerial roles within business.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Suitable evidence can be observations completed by your assessor, testimony provided by your line manager or discussions with your Assessor supported by evidence such as documents, reports, letters and emails.